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Pitch Opportunity for Early-Stage Start-Ups in front of the Right Investors at the Right Time

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November 2020

Date: Thursday, November 19th

Time: 4:00PM - 5:30PM PST

Location: Zoom

Our goals for the Startup community are simple

Save You Time

Go through our expedited process of due diligence which includes getting exposed to our clinical, technology and subject matter experts. We prep you to concisely present your value proposition to a group of curated investors, advisors, and experts.

Bring You The Right Investors

As we perform our due diligence, we curate the optimal investors from our ever-growing investor network, to hear your value proposition. Pitch to those who are passionate about your area of interest.

Connect Safely

HIP attendees (investors, advisors, and experts) will provide you with invaluable formal feedback. We will also arrange further conversations and deeper dives with investors that show interest.


What you can expect before, during and after the event

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Before

Go through our due diligence process to see if you have what it takes to qualify to present at our pitch event
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During

Opportunity to deliver your pitch in front of a highly curated healthcare interest only network of investors, advisors and experts
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After

Access to formal feedback and opportunity to continue conversations with interested investors and advisors

It's Simple To Get Started

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Fill it out the information form below

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Upon review, we will schedule a 15 minute introduction call

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Go through our due diligence screening process

Frequently Asked Questions

What is HIP?

Health Innovation Pitch (HIP), is a monthly event that provides early-stage health care related startups the opportunity to pitch in front of a carefully curated group of investors and advisors.

With so many other events, what makes this different?

We are purely focused on healthcare. Also, our curated group of investors do not just represent one firm or group.

Rather than trying to schedule individual meetings, we provide the opportunity to get you in front of multiple investors in one shot. We also provide extensive feedback from the investors directly through a focused feedback report.

Where does the event take place?

Our event takes place in the heart of Silicon Valley in Cupertino at one of our investor partner offices. Companies can also pitch virtually from anywhere, but we do recommend pitching in person if possible.

Is there a fee to participate in this event?

Currently, there is no fee to participate in the process to present. However if you are selected and considered for investment, there is an advisory agreement that is initiated. The structure of the advisory agreement is subject to a number of negotiated factors.

What do you require to pitch?

Companies should have investor materials prepared and be ready to articulate their value proposition. We also provide a one-page Investor Brief template for you to fill in which is sent to the investors prior to the event.

What types of companies are allowed to pitch?

We are purely focused on the healthcare space. Typical focus is digital health (consumer and provider/payer), healthcare IT, and life science.

How do I qualify?

Companies need to take the following steps:

1. Complete the contact form.
2. Depending on interest we connect to learn more about the company and solution.
3. We initiate our pitch due diligence process which entails:
a) A thorough analysis of product market fit
b) business model and revenue model review
c) buyer, end user, and clinical (as necessary) deep dive with subject matter and clinical experts with BAHA's Advisor Network
d) screening of investment interest level with our investor committee.

Based on the results of our due diligence we then extend an invitation for the startup to pitch at one of our upcoming events.

What stage of funding is this pitch event targeting?

Our pitch event is targeted towards companies that are pre-Series A that have an MVP, and have some level of traction (i.e. revenue, defined business model). If you are looking for angel, seed, seed extension funding, fill out the form above to get started!

What type of investors attend your pitch event?

Our investor panel includes early-stage healthcare venture capital firms, physician investors, angel investors, and high net worth individuals.

Can I know the identity of the investors prior to the event, and can I contact them?

Our investors remain confidential and anonymous to the companies until the time of the event. We also do not allow companies to contact them before or after the event unless the investor(s) has shown interest in furthering the conversation.

What happens after the pitch event?

Investors are requested to complete feedback forms on every company. We review your performance including the quantified feedback from the investors, and we initiate the process of structuring an advisory agreement with you. This advisory agreement includes connections with interested investors and managing the entire investment process.

Do I get feedback on my pitch?

Absolutely. We encourage our investors and advisors to complete structured feedback forms on all companies. We capture, analyze and share with you this specific and insightful assessment of the investors' view of the company.